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Notebook Reviews: PROOF OF LIFE

Taylor Hackford – 2000 A solid action/drama from Taylor Hackford, Proof of Life is sufficient without ever being truly satisfying The action scenes are well done and Russell Crowe is good in the lead role – even if he gets second billing [...]

August 29, 2020

The Wild, The Innocent & The Release Date Shuffle

Hold on to your hats because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! If you thought that you had your summer movie schedule all planned out as a way of getting over the Coronavirus pandemic, then think again!   Warner Bros has shifted the release of [...]

June 13, 2020

Remembering Universal Pictures’ Ill-Fated DARK UNIVERSE

2017 was a much simpler time. It was a time when Universal Pictures decided to follow the Marvel route and attempted to create a shared universe for the classic Universal Monsters. The studio scored an A-list cast: Johnny Depp as the Invisible [...]

June 7, 2020

Welcome To The DARK UNIVERSE

I have to admit that this is giving Movies In Focus a little tingle. I’ve been craving a reboot of the classic Universal Monsters since Stephen Sommers’ The Mummy hit screens back in 1999 and now I’m getting it – with a [...]

May 22, 2017

The Poster For Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY Unwraps

‘Show me the Mummy. Mummy: Impossible’ – I’ve used these jokes (but not The Color of Mummy), but I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to Tom Cruise‘s The Mummy. This is the summer blockbuster that I [...]

April 6, 2017

Another Great Trailer For Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY

Movies In Focus is usually the first to lambast big budget action movies based on their trailers. However, I’m really liking what I see from The Mummy. Maybe it’s the Tom Cruise factor, or maybe it’s my love of old horror movies [...]

April 3, 2017

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